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Papilio anchisiades Esper, 1788

Имаго  Papilio anchisiades


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Papilionidae subfamily Papilioninae tribe Papilionini genus Papilio subgenus Heraclides → species Papilio anchisiades

Species name(s)

Papilio (Heraclides) anchisiades Esper, 1788 = Heraclides anchisiades = Papilio isidorus Bates, 1861 = Papilio pompeius Kirby, 1871 = Heraclides isidorus = Priamides anchisiades = Papilio anchises. [9, 85, PC]

Red-spotted Swallowtail.



Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Red, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Papilio anchisiades

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Heraclides anchisiades. [PC81].

Subspecies of Papilio anchisiades


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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22.07.2009 23:26, Peter Khramov

Position in a system for P. anchisiades taken from funet.fi, and therefore may not be accurate. If there is a valid source for this kind of - I beg to announce.

15.07.2009 7:16, Ilya Makhov

In general, I think this kind belongs to the genus Parides

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